[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] sftp: support reading config from ~/.ssh/config

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Wed Mar 11 10:27:55 CET 2015

On 11.03.2015, at 10:13, Florian Jacob <projects+ffmpeg at florianjacob.de> wrote:
> 11.03.2015, 00:51:39 by Timothy Gu:
>> Does this patch change the default behavior in any way?
> No, at least it's not intended to change for users who don't have a 
> ~/.ssh/config.
> If there are users who have a config lying around and expecting it to be 
> ignored, let's say they don's specify a username in the sftp:// url and expect 
> the default value to be used while they have non-default config setting, the 
> behaviour changes.
> But I think that's hypothetical, users who have an ssh config are probably 
> replicating their settings explicitely in their current sftp:// urls.

Well, I can think of one case: users that enable compression in the config file.
That makes sense for interactive session and when copying normal files, but for multimedia it is mostly nonsense.
Do we have a way to apply ffmpeg-specific options?
If so, should they default to disabling compression?

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